from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Mashhad.

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Mashhad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Mashed; brewed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having meshes; also, decorated with a pattern of crossing lines, resembling the meshes of a net: as, meshed silk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a network
  • adj. (used of toothed parts or gears) interlocked and interacting
  • n. the holy city of Shiite Muslims; located in northeastern Iran


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  • The mosques, the principal shrines, such as Meshed, Kum, the houses of Mullahs, and in many cases the bazaars which are generally to be found adjoining places of pilgrimage, afford most convenient shelter to outlaws.

    Across Coveted Lands or a Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta Overland

  • The master has also given me a day's holiday, so if you don't mind, I will go to the famous city of Meshed, which is only twenty miles from here, and after placing two krans on the shrine of the holy Imam, I will then visit the bazaars and buy everything you and the children desire. "

    The Cat and the Mouse A Book of Persian Fairy Tales

  • Meshed Circuits, also known as interconnected circuits, are such circuits where loads are connected in parallel and other loads in series.

    3. Electric Circuits

  • Saleh was quite delighted, but we thought any direction would be good for our map and we still had hopes of digging near Meshed, though we began to have fears that a repulse eastward would strengthen the hands of our enemies westward.

    Southern Arabia

  • On our return from the ruins near Meshed, Taisir (our soldier) came to us and was very indignant about the price the sultan charged for his soldiers.

    Southern Arabia

  • Phoenicians; or secondly, that these islands were looked upon by them as a sacred spot for the burial of their dead, as the Hindoo looks upon the Ganges, and the Persian regards the shrines of Kerbela and Meshed.

    Southern Arabia

  • We really thought at first that we should be able to encamp at Meshed and dig, for there was a seyyid who had been in Hyderabad and was very civil to us, but this happiness only lasted one hour.

    Southern Arabia

  • Our spirits, however, were much cheered by hearing that the sultan had received a letter from a seyyid at Meshed (probably the nice one who had been in India and had leprosy in his legs), telling him how very badly the sultan of Hagarein had behaved about us.

    Southern Arabia

  • We were warned 'that our eyes should never be let to see Meshed again;' we might camp before we got there, or after, as we wished, so were led by

    Southern Arabia

  • As this was spontaneous, we hoped that the negotiation our sultan was going to undertake about our making excavations at Meshed, Raidoun, or Kubar al Moluk (for some part of the ruins is called Tombs of the Kings), would turn out successfully.

    Southern Arabia


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